English Vocabulary List » GRE Hit Parade

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  • 1.
    • to depart clandestinely
    • to steal off and hide
  • 2.
    • deviating from the norm
  • 3.
    • eager and enthusiastic willingness
  • 4.
    • abnormality
    • deviation from the normal order,form, or rule
  • 5.
    • abnormality
    • deviation from the normal order,form, or rule
  • 6.
    • an expression of approval or praise
  • 7.
    • strenous taxing
    • requiring significant effort
  • 8.
    • to ease or lessen
    • to appease or pacify
  • 9.
    • daring and fearless
    • recklessly bold
  • 10.
    • ascetic
    • severely simple
    • bare
    • without adornment
  • 11.
    • taken as a given
    • posessing self-evident truth
  • 12.
    • following or in agreement with accepted, traditional standards
  • 13.
    • inclined to change one's mind impulsively
    • erratic, unpredictable
  • 14.
    • to criticize severely
    • to officially rebuke
  • 15.
    • trickery or subterfuge
  • 16.
    • expert
    • an informed and astute judge in matters of taste
  • 17.
    • complex or complicated
  • 18.
    • to set right
    • to undeceive
  • 19.
    • conflicting
    • dissonant or harsh in sound
  • 20.
    • fundamentally distinct or dissimilar
  • 21.
    • extreme boldness
    • presumtousness
  • 22.
    • well-spoken, expressive, articulate
  • 23.
    • to weaken
    • to reduce in vitality
  • 24.
    • dissatisfaction and restlessness resulting from boredom or apathy
  • 25.
    • to use ambigous language with a deceptive intent
  • 26.
    • scholarly
    • very learned
  • 27.
    • exonerate
    • to clear of blame
  • 28.
    • urgent, pressing
    • requiring immediate action or attention
  • 29.
    • improvised
    • done without preparation
  • 30.
    • intentional obstruction, esp. using prolonged speechmaking to delay legislative action
  • 31.
    • to loudly attack or denounce
  • 32.
    • artless
    • frank and candid
    • lacking in sophistication
  • 33.
    • accustomed to accepting something undesirable
  • 34.
    • easily angered
    • prone to temperamental outbursts
  • 35.
    • to praise highly
  • 36.
    • easily understood
    • clear
  • 37.
    • the quality of being generously noble in mind and heart, esp. in forgiving
  • 38.
    • associated with war and the armed forces
  • 39.
    • of the world
    • typical of or concerned with the ordinary
  • 40.
    • coming into being
    • in early developmental stages
  • 41.
    • vague
    • cloudy
    • lacking clearly defined form
  • 42.
    • a new word, expression, or usage
    • the creation or use of new words or senses
  • 43.
    • harmful, injurious
  • 44.
    • lacking sharpness of intellect
    • not clear or precise in thought or expression
  • 45.
    • to anticipate and make unnecessary
  • 46.
    • burdensome
    • troubling
  • 47.
    • a song or hymn of praise and thanksgiving
  • 48.
    • a humorous imitation intended for ridicule or comic effect, esp. in literature and art
  • 49.
    • recurrent through the year or many years
    • happening repeatedly
  • 50.
    • treachery
    • intentional breach of faith
  • 51.
    • cursory
    • done without care or interest
  • 52.
    • acutely perceptive
    • having keen discernment
  • 53.
    • to babble meaninglessly
    • to talk in an empty and idle manner
  • 54.
    • acting with excessive haste or impulse
  • 55.
    • preference
    • a disposition in favor of something
  • 56.
    • foreknowledge of events
    • knowing of events prior to their occurring
  • 57.
    • to mislead
    • to deliberately avoid the truth
  • 58.
    • misgivings
    • reservations
    • causes for hesitancy
  • 59.
    • to retract, esp. a previously held belief
  • 60.
    • to disprove
    • to successfully argue against
  • 61.
    • to forcibly assign esp. to a lower place or position
  • 62.
    • quiet
    • reserved
    • reluctant to express thoughts and feelings
  • 63.
    • eager
    • concerned and attentive
  • 64.
    • foul
    • characterized by filth, grime, or squalor
  • 65.
    • occurring only occasionally, or in scattered instances
  • 66.
    • to waste by spending or using irresponsibly
  • 67.
    • at rest
    • not moving, active, or in motion
  • 68.
    • to stun, baffle, or amaze
  • 69.
    • thwart
    • to block
  • 70.
    • the combination of parts to make a whole
  • 71.
    • a force that causes rotation
  • 72.
    • excessively complicated
    • winding, twisting
  • 73.
    • fierce and cruel
    • eager to fight
  • 74.
    • truthfulness, honesty
  • 75.
    • extremely harmful or poisonous
    • bitterly hostile or antagonistic
  • 76.
    • ravenous
    • having an insatiable appetite for an activity or pursuit
  • 77.
    • to move to and fro
    • to sway
    • to be unsettled in opinion

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